Re: specifying the oldstable and oldoldstable releases in the list in /releases/index
On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 12:15 AM, Laura Arjona Reina wrote:
> I've just noticed that in the list of releases at the end of www.debian.org/releases/index.*.html, we just mark testing, stable, and all the rest as "obsolete stable release".
> I think it would be useful to specify oldstable and the one(s) that are under long term support.
It might be a good idea to consult the release team about this.
> Attached you can find a diff as a proposal.
Personally I think I prefer to use the English terms, but maybe
putting the tech jargon in quotes next to the codenames would be best?
> I'm not sure about the term "oldoldstable" (is "old <q>oldstable</q>" better? I've seen the former in the Debian wiki, that's why I wrote it like that).
All of <q>stable</q>, <q>oldstable</q> and <q>oldoldstable</q> are
suite names that are technical jargon that users usually won't
interact with outside of the sources.list file.
I wonder if a table would be a better way to structure the list, we
could take some inspiration from Ubuntu or other distros and list the